Open Campus Programs

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Open Campus Programs

Seize the day (or morning, or weekend)!                       

Experience Wellesley for yourself by attending one of our lively, info-packed open house programs.

Open house programs
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Discover Wellesley Weekend

October 2019 (dates forthcoming)

Sunday 12 p.m. to Monday 12 p.m.

This overnight program in the fall is just for high school seniors.

We’re unable to offer on-campus interviews during Discover Wellesley Weekend. We’re also unable to provide overnight accommodations or class visits for parents or other guests of student attendees.

Registration is not open yet. Check back in September!

The program includes:

  • A campus tour
  • Q&A session with current students and admission counselors
  • Affording Wellesley information session
  • Class visits
  • Cultural events
  • The surreal bonding experience that is a night in a Wellesley residence hall
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Discover Wellesley Mornings

Saturday, September 2019

Monday, October 2019

Saturday, November 2019

Morning programs run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the option to take a campus tour before or after.

This morning program is open to all visitors. The dates for September, October, and November 2019 are forthcoming.

Registration is not open yet. Check back in August!

Schedule

  • 8:40–9:45 a.m.: Check in
  • 8:45 a.m.: Campus tour (optional)
  • 10–11:20 a.m.: A Glimpse of Wellesley: Q&A with current students and admission counselors
  • 11:20 a.m.–12 a.m.: Affording Wellesley
  • 12 a.m.: Campus tour (optional)

During Discover Wellesley Mornings, we are unable to offer on-campus interviews.

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Davis and Transfer Day

November 2019 (date forthcoming)

This is a day program for both nontraditional (ages 24 and over, mothers, and veterans) and traditional-age transfer students.

Registration is not open yet. Check back in September!

Tentative schedule

  • 9 a.m.: Registration
  • 9:30 a.m.: Welcome from Grace S. Cheng, director of admission and financial aid
  • 10 a.m.: Student panel
  • 10:50 a.m.: Attend a Wellesley class
  • 12:30 p.m.: Lunch with current students, deans, and admission and student financial services staff
  • 1:45 p.m.: Campus tour (optional)
  • 2:30 p.m.: Open house reception, featuring conversation and refreshments
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Junior Open Campus

Saturday, April 27, 2019

This day program in the spring is for high school juniors.

Registration will open in early March.

Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

  • ☕ Registration
  • 👐 Welcome
  • ✏ Perspectives on the Wellesley Experience (student panel) 
  • 📚 Sample Classes
  • 🍕 Lunch (time to make new friends!) 
  • 🏫 Living at Wellesley: Residence Hall Tour 
  • ✨ Demystifying Selective College Admission & Affording Wellesley
  • 🌞Campus tours